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Joyce Kleiv

June 27, 1944-July 4, 2008

Joyce A. Kleiv, 64, of Battle Lake, Minn., died Friday, July 4, 2008 at the Golden Living Center in Battle Lake.

Joyce Ann Kleiv was born to Alvin and Lillian (Strass) Kleiv on June 27, 1944 in Moorhead. She grew up and attended school in Harwood, N.D. She lived in Detroit Lakes for many years, and in 2001 became a resident of the Ottertail Nursing Home Golden Living Center. The nursing home staff remembers Joyce as a very kind, generous, helpful person.

Surviving Joyce are her two sisters, Mary (Edward) Berg of Lake Park and Margaret Kleiv of Mesa, Ariz.; several nieces and nephews, great nieces and great nephews, and one great-great niece

Her parents, brother Roger Kleiv and sister, Diane Kleiv preceded Joyce in death.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, July 11 at the Golden Living Center in Battle Lake; there will be visitation for one hour prior to the start of services. Burial will be at Heglund Cemetery in Hawley.

West-Kjos Funeral Home in Detroit Lakes is providing arrangements. Those wanting to share memories and condolences are invited to use the funeral home's online messages of sympathy section at